MESDA Fall Seminar – Good, Better, Best: Collecting for the 21st Century

  Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts October 13-14, 2017 Just a few seats are left for MESDA’s upcoming Fall Seminar. Focused on collecting, this program will bring together three engaging and expert speakers who have advised collectors and museums for decades. Featured presenters include: Ken Farmer …advisor, appraiser, auctioneer, and frequent guest on the […]

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Student & Young Professional Memberships Receive a Surprise Complimentary Book this August

Student & Young Professional Memberships Receive a Surprise Complimentary Book this August Join, Renew, or Gift a Membership Today! The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) is proud to connect students and young professionals all over the country with resources, special opportunities, and access to educational and public programming events of the highest caliber. […]

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ICAA-NC Events at Historic Rosedale Plantation

On March 25, 2017, the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art – North Carolina Chapter and Historic Rosedale Plantation hosted a historic building trades workshop followed by an evening dinner and presentation by Calder Loth at Historic Rosedale in Charlotte, NC. Daytime sessions included classes and hands-on demonstrations of historic restoration work in plaster and […]

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Old Salem and MESDA Coach Tour

April 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Continuing our tradition of special tours to special places – we are planning a fascinating tour to explore Winston-Salem’s Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) and Old Salem on Friday, April 28th. Our tour itinerary includes coach transport from Blandwood Mansion departing at 9:00 am, a […]

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EVENT: ROSEDALE, BUILT BY THE BOOKS

Historic Rosedale’s architectural features, inside and out, all have stories to tell. Calder Loth will explore and illustrate why Rosedale looks the way that it does.  The role of published illustrations in early pattern or carpenter guide books in shaping Rosedale’s form and details will be emphasized, as well as the ancient sources for many […]

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They Do Make Them Like They Used To

  Skilled artisans reveal trade secrets and current methods with hands-on demonstrations of historic plastering, masonry, restoration, forged metal arts and guided tours of Rosedale House and Gardens. At the end of the course participants will be able to: Learn the importance of the maintenance & sustainability of historic brick masonry. Learn the properties of […]

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Americans in Paris: Foundations of America’s Architectural Gilded Age, A Book Signing and Presentation by Margot Ellis

Date: Thu, March 02, 2017 Time: 5:30pm Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, NC Cost: members/students $10, non-members $15   Please join us for a evening presentation by Margot Ellis, co-author of Americans in Paris, which tells the story of an influential group of American architecture students who attended the École des Beaux-Arts […]

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THE ICAA WINTER INTENSIVE: THE ELEMENTS OF CLASSICAL ARCHITECTURE

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Among the ICAA’s most impactful and enduring education models is its Intensive Program in Classical Architecture – a seven to ten day course of study that introduces participants to the ICAA’s core curriculum through coursework in the classical orders, composition, proportion, drafting, observational drawing, and the literature of classical architecture. Participants learn how […]

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